Time Keeps on Ticking

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There’s this saying I’ve heard before and never gave it much thought. That is, until my mama said it. She said “I have more time behind me than I have in front of me.” Not exactly something I want to think about when it comes to my mom. Since the day she said it, I can’t stop thinking about that phrase.

My husband and I were talking one day and I mentioned this phrase. I said truthfully, the same could be said of us. If biblically speaking we get 70 years on this earth, I’m halfway through! WTH!? That made me really start thinking. I’ve already been in grind mode as far as going after things I want and dreaming bigger. Now I feel like I need to take it to another level.

I started out this year with things I wanted to achieve. I have been doing pretty good on those goals. I’ve had to slow WAY down (for a good cause) since having my little munchkin but I’m still making progress.

Somehow, it’s August and the year is nearly over. When it is over, I don’t want to be kicking myself about how I let myself down. There is SO much I want to do, see and be. If I can remember how time flies and that it is truly limited, I think that will be enough to keep me motivated.

How about you? Is there a thought or phrase that puts things into perspective for you? What’s your motivation?

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53 Responses to Time Keeps on Ticking
  1. Kate F. (@katefineske)
    August 13, 2012 | 6:03 am

    I am reading a million posts lately about time and just posted one myself. Time seems to be noticeably ticking fast for me ( wish there was a pause button sometimes!) however, it really makes you think about making sure the time that you do have, you fill with things that are important to you.

  2. Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell
    August 13, 2012 | 6:23 am

    I’m constantly wondering where the time went. I stink at time management so I’ll never feel like I used it wisely and I’m always thinking I should have done more!

    • Collen
      August 15, 2012 | 7:29 am

      Well said!

  3. Mrs. Pancakes
    August 13, 2012 | 10:11 am

    I think posts like these constantly remind me of my motivation and i just think about to have a baby definitely puts things into perspective for me on my motivation. there is so much i want to do but at this point…it’s all about meeting the little one and just loving on him!!

  4. Elisabeth
    August 13, 2012 | 2:27 pm

    I have written a bucket list a couple of weeks ago, and there are a plenty of motivational things on it. I think I have more time behind me than I have in front of me as well, that’s why I have to realize my resolutions!

  5. Stesha
    August 13, 2012 | 6:27 pm

    This matter of time has been weighing on my mind the last few weeks. This year is almost gone. My kids have started a new school year and there’s so much I’d like to knock off my personal goal list between now and year’s end. It seems that time just flutters in the wind, but what can we do but use it wisely.

    Hugs and Mocha,
    Stesha

  6. Quiana
    August 13, 2012 | 6:28 pm

    I feel you on that! Coming from an advertising background we were always a year out planning so I felt time flying by so fast. Now it seems even more pronounced having a child. I was just telling my husband yesterday I’m so glad we did a lot of fun things pre-marriage/baby so that now we don’t feel like we missed out. There’s still a lot we hope to do, but I’m very thankful for all I’ve done so far. Those memories definitely motivate me and keep me smiling in the midst of todderhood with my daughter now!

  7. KalleyC
    August 14, 2012 | 7:28 am

    I agree, time is slowly (or quickly) ticking by. I don’t even know where the time went, but it’s making want to kick things up a notch and do the things that I planned to do.

  8. Laura@Catharsis
    August 14, 2012 | 11:28 am

    I have missed you, lady! Oh, I couldn’t agree more with you here. It’s tough thinking about our own mortality. That’s why I think, sometimes, it’s best to continue living our lives the way we are. It reduces anxiety, but then there’s the downside. What if we’re living our lives all wrong? Enjoy your kids, you career, and your writing. Most importantly, enjoy the things that make you happy.

  9. LaShawn
    August 14, 2012 | 4:40 pm

    After my 30th birthday, i started to notice that time flies. I’ve made it up in my mind to enjoy NOW. Because if I don’t I just stress about the time that has gone by and what I SHOULD have accomplished by now. But I still have goals, and I’m working on them. But time flying has forced me to start living NOW.

  10. Vanessa Worth
    August 14, 2012 | 8:32 pm

    Time runs so fast so we must need to do what we want for every ticking of the clock. Doing our very best everyday will make sure that we enjoy our everyday life.

  11. This Cookn Mom
    August 15, 2012 | 8:38 am

    Time scares me. It’s not like we can buy more time so seeing everything as how much time is left just does soemthing to me. How much time I have left with my kids, my husband, my family….makes you want to live it up.

  12. Mimi
    August 16, 2012 | 6:10 am

    I think I started off the year on a roll and I have come to a bit of a slow down but I blame it on the summer. I am looking to put the baby in school a few days a week so that I can press the gas to make sure I get the majority of my goals for the year completed.

    Time really flew by this year. We are halfway to September already..WTH!!!!

  13. Krissy
    August 16, 2012 | 4:27 pm

    Jasmine is my motivation. Everything I do now, I do with her in mind. Switching careers is still on my agenda for the near future. So is moving to a larger place. Those are my small goals. I’m still planning out the large ones.

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